High-profile U.S. TV projects from Warners and Hallmark are getting off the ground in the Czech Republic this week.
Marking a significant new step in German Kinowelt Me-dien's planned pan-European distrib network, Kinowelt and Madrid-based Lolafilms have closed an output deal for Spain on Kinowelt USA's…
Director Michael Winterbottom and his producing partner Andrew Eaton are teaming up with Michael Kuhn, former president of Polygram Filmed Entertainment, to launch a Web site design company, Resolve…
The Visual Effects Society will hold its second annual festival July 14-16 at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' Leonard H. Goldenson Theater.
The nine-minute short film parody "George Lucas in Love" is outselling Lucas' "Star Wars: Episode 1 -- The Phantom Menace" on Amazon.com.
FilmAxis, a virtual film market and resource service that delivers information to its subscribers via satellite on a private broadband network, has hired two film execs to manage sales and content…
Dennis Quaid has signed to star in "Stranger Than the Wheel," which will be produced with Industry Entertainment and co-financed by Filmtown Entertainment, which will also rep the film's foreign…
Musicvid and commercial helmer Russell Bates will make his feature film directing debut on "Freddy Got Fingered" for New Regency and 20th Century Fox.
In a reorganization of Scandinavian financier, producer and distributor Scanbox Entertainment, acting chairman Bo Norholm has been named the company's co-chairman, managing director and CEO. The redo…
The American Film Institute on Thursday appointed Christian Gaines as director of the AFI Los Angeles Intl. Film Festival. He succeeds Jon Fitzgerald, who recently took a position at iFilm.
Andras Hamori has ankled his post as president of Alliance Pictures to form a production company that will have a non-exclusive first-look deal with Canadian distribution company Alliance Atlantis.